Manual versus sonic-powered toothbrushing for plaque reduction in patients with dental implants: an explanatory randomised controlled trial.

@article{Swierkot2013ManualVS,
  title={Manual versus sonic-powered toothbrushing for plaque reduction in patients with dental implants: an explanatory randomised controlled trial.},
  author={Katrin Swierkot and Manuel Brusius and Diana Leismann and Claudia b Nonnenmacher and Rolf N{\"u}sing and Dirk Lubbe and Carmen Schade-Brittinger and Reiner Mengel},
  journal={European journal of oral implantology},
  year={2013},
  volume={6 2},
  pages={133-44}
}
PURPOSE The aim of the present study was to investigate plaque levels following sonic-powered and manual toothbrushing in subjects with dental implants. MATERIALS AND METHODS This study included 36 male and 47 female partially edentulous patients (age range 45-78 years, mean age 59.8 years) that were randomly assigned to one of two treatment groups: the sonic toothbrush group (n = 42; Philips Sonicare FlexCare® toothbrush) or the manual toothbrush group (n = 41; Oral-B P40®). Clinical… CONTINUE READING
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